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Google Protocol Buffers is a proven protocol for serializing data efficiently. It has a wide adoption, enabling serialization for almost every platform, making the data easy to exchange between platforms. To store its schema, you can use .proto files, that enable describing messages in a platform agnostic format. You can see an example below: message … Continue reading Pearls: the protobuf’s discriminated union
It lurks in the night. It consumes all the energy. It lasts much too long. I you experienced it, you know it's unforgettable. If you're lucky and you did not meet it, you probably heard these stories from your friends. Yes, I'm talking about the batch job.